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The Library; A Quarterly Review of Bibliography (Fourth Series, Vol. 15)

By: McKerrow, Ronald B. (Ed.)

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Oxford, England, Humphrey Milford: 1935

Seller ID: 005770

Condition: Very Good


Original brown paper boards backed in beige cloth. Heavy book will need extra postage. 510 pp. plus ads. A few random selections include The Beginnings of Printing in New Hampshire, Further notes on Romanesque Bindings, and Books Illustrated by Albert Durer. View more info

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The Library; A Quarterly Review of Bibliography ( Fourth Series, Vol. XVI)

By: McKerrow, Ronald B. (Ed.)

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Oxford, England, Humphrey Milford: 1936

Edition: Fourth Series, Vol. XVI

Seller ID: 005771

Condition: Very Good


Original brown paper boards backed in beige cloth. Random articles include Medieval Parchment-Making, The Printers of the Coverdale Bible (1535), and The Early Nineteenth-Century Drama. Heavy book will need extra postage. 475 pp. plus ads. Some uncut edges. View more info

Anne's House of Dreams

By: Montgomery, L.M.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland, Goodchild, & Stewart: 1917

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008742

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original full color pastedown on boards. First free endpaper removed. Two small chips missing from cover pastedown. Anne and Gilbert are married, and Anne eventually gives birth to her first baby, Joyce, and her second, James Matthew. At the end the family moves to Ingleside. 346 pp. View more info

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Lalla Rookh

By: Moore, Thomas

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., H.M. Caldwell Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 003651

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey paper boards heavily decorated in gilt, with pictorial pastedown of fisherman. A beautiful but rather fragile Caldwell binding showing some edge wear to covers and gutter strain inside. This romantic novel is thought to have had a decided influence upon Ralph Waldo Emerson whose father apparently had a topical interest in India. No writing. 327 pp., including Notes. View more info

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The Paris Sketch Book

By: Mr. Titmarsh(William Makepeace Thackeray)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons: 1888

Edition: Routledge's Pocket Library

Seller ID: 001020

Condition: Good


Original red half-cloth on brown marbled boards, no DJ. The second monthly volume in Routledge's Pocket Library. Front hinge repaired, and minor corner and spine damage. Small print, but clean and readable. 336 pp. View more info

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The Library; A Quarterly Journal of Bibliography (Fifth Series,Vol. XIX)

By: Neill, D.G. (Ed.)

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 1964

Edition: Fifth Series, Vol. XIX

Seller ID: 005772

Condition: Very Good


Original tan paper boards backed in beige cloth. Articles include Early Georgian Provincial Magazines, A Bibliography of the Writings of William Henry Smith, and The Binding(et cetera) of Vala. Heavy book will need extra postage. 360 pp. View more info

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Selections from the Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Riverside College Classics)

By: Perry, Bliss (Ed.)

Price: $24.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1926

Seller ID: 006972

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. Faded streaks on front. Previous owner's name and bookplate. Tiny marginal check marks throughout. A book of eloquence and wisdom seldom found. 380 pp. View more info

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Tom Moore's Diary

By: Priestley, J.B. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1925

Seller ID: 004404

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth with paper spine label on boards. Duplicate spine label inside back cover. Spot of paper stuck to front cover. Previous owner's name in light pencil. Diary covers 1818 to 1847. Untrimmed front and foot. 215 pp. plus brief index. View more info

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Foul Play

By: Reade, Charles

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins' Clear-Type Press:

Seller ID: 008588

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original deep maroon pigskin on flexible boards. Previous owner's name on dark endpaper. This novel pointed up the issue of "ship-knackers", owners who purchased only worn-out ships and profited by them until their inevitable failure, usually with significant loss of human life. Top edges gilt. 400 pp. View more info

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A Handbook of Canadian Literature

By: Rhodenizer, V. B.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Graphic Publishers Limited: 1930

Seller ID: 012213

Condition: Good Plus


Showing school stamp, so must have been used as a high school text. Begins with the "literature of knowledge" and then passes on to the higher levels of truth and beauty. Liberally underlined. 295 pp. with index. View more info

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The Heart of the Ancient Wood

By: Roberts, Charles G.D.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark, Limited:

Seller ID: 004138

Condition: Good


Original green pictorial cloth on boards, lettered in gold cover and spine. First free endpaper and title page are missing. Otherwise clean and sound. Stories centred around Miranda and her friendship with Kroof, the she-bear. 276 pp. View more info

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The Leavises on Fiction

By: Robertson, P.J.M.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Macmillan Press, Ltd.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 011532

ISBN: 0-333-27886-0

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth on boards. Inscribed and signed by author. No other writing and no damage. F.R. Levis had a long career as college professor in England. His wife, Queenie, worked with him in literary criticism. They published Scrutiny, a literary magazine for about 20 years. Both were known for their powerful personalities and frequent controversies. 176 pp. View more info

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Precious Thoughts

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., H.M. Caldwell Company: 1865

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003432

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown suede (leather) with circular pastedown of girl's portrait. Short essays on various subjects. The binding appears similar to Caldwell's Rosemary Series of 1903. Gilt top edges. No writing. Cover pastedown is wrinkled and has edge missing. Short cover edge tear. Marbled endpapers, with front pastedown torn at head. 477 pp. View more info

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Frondes Agrestes; Readings in 'Modern Painters'

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Orpington, Kent, George Allen: 1878

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 007423

Condition: Very Good


Original full brown crushed morocco with gilt border on light boards. Cover lightly sprung. All edges gilt. Bookplate of Walter Overbeck Wade, born about 1838 in India and served in 91st Argyllshire Reg't of Foot in Greece in 1854 and 5th Administrative Battalion, Lancashire Rifle Volunteers in 1874. The text of this book is a selection of passages from Ruskin's work of 1843 on Modern Painters, as chosen by his friend Susan Beever, or Beaver, of Coniston. Nearly invis... View more info

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The Sin of Monsieur Antoine(Part 2); Leone Leoni

By: Sand, George

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, George Barrie & Sons: 1900

Seller ID: 002032

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth with fine gilt borders and signature. Translated by George Burnham Ives. Volume II only of a 2-volume set. Series titled Historic and Romantic Novels by Amandine Lucille Aurore Dupin, Baroness Dudevant(George Sand). Begins at Chapter XXIV of The Sin of Monsieur Antoine. Top edges gilt; balance untrimmed. 342 pp. View more info

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White Salt Mountain; Words in Time (Signed)

By: Sanger, Peter

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Kentville, N.S., Gaspereau Press Ltd.: 2005

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 004300

ISBN: 1554470048

Condition: Very Good


Original dark grey card covers with red DJ. Inscribed and signed June 18, 2005. Author has five poetry books to his credit previously, and serves as Poetry Editor of Antigonish Review. This volume is both prose and poetry. 235 pp. plus bio. View more info

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Lord Halifax's Character of King Charles the Second

By: Savile, George (Whibley, Charles, Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1927

Edition: Limited Edition(Unnumbered)

Seller ID: 003180

Condition: Good Plus


Original salmon-coloured paper covered boards with green illustration and lettering. Ragged dust jacket is in two pieces laid in to front of book. Slight discolourations at top and bottom of spine. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. The book belonged to Joan Foster, one of the daughters of the Honourable Walter Foster, Premier on New Brunswick from 1917 to 1923, and later Senator of Canada. This small book measures 3 1/4" by 5" and is part of the ... View more info

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The Monastery

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Lovell:

Edition: Aldine Edition

Seller ID: 000601

Condition: Good


Original highly-decorated embossed red cloth on boards, gilt on spine. Aldine edition. Minor damage top of backstrip, OW good. 431 pp. Small stain on back cover. P.O.N. View more info

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Waverley Novels; The Fortunes of Nigel/ Count Robert of Paris

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, R.S. Peale:

Seller ID: 001221

Condition: Fair


Original red cloth highly decorated in black on boards. Gilt spine lettering. No DJ. Both hinges cracked, showing fabric, and repaired. Two leaves untrimmed at top corners. Ca. 1880. Better than a reading copy by a lesser-known publisher. The Fortunes of Nigel - 436 pp. Count Robert of Paris - 411 pp. Two long novels under one cover. View more info

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Peveril of the Peak

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Co.:

Seller ID: 001515

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth decorated in black on boards. No DJ. One of the more popular of the Waverley Novels. Minor cover wear and bumped corners, OW very good. SEE PHOTO. 582 pp. with index. View more info